[USN-6005-2] Sudo vulnerabilities
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Mon May 29 11:25:34 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6005-2
May 29, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
Several security issues were fixed in Sudo.
- sudo: Provide limited super user privileges to specific users
USN-6005-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Sudo. This update
provides the corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
Original advisory details:
Matthieu Barjole and Victor Cutillas discovered that Sudo incorrectly
escaped control characters in log messages and sudoreplay output. An
attacker could possibly use these issues to inject terminal control
characters that alter output when being viewed.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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